The asset management division of Handelsbanken in the UK Heartwood Investment Management (Heartwood IM) has bolstered its team with three appointments.
The company has named Siobhan Pandya as head of Investment Communications, responsible for developing and implementing the content and marketing strategy for Heartwood.
Pandya has extensive experience of generating and managing cross-asset content, joining from M&G Investments, where she worked for seven years and most recently as head of Equities Market Content. Pandya has also worked at Henderson Global Investors, Merrill Lynch and J.P. Morgan.
Alistair Campbell and Nikki Howes have joined the company as Investment Associates. Campbell will focus on alternatives assisting Charu Lahiri in the management of the Heartwood Alternatives Fund. Prior to joining Heartwood, he worked as a portfolio manager at Sarasin & Partners where he focussed on liquid hedge fund strategies. He began his career as an analyst at Societe Generale Private Bank in 2013.
Howes is working with Michael Stanes on the management of the Growth Investment Strategy, focusing on equities. She joins Heartwood from the Investment Banking division of J.P. Morgan and began her career at UBS in London.
Noland Carter, Chief Investment Officer and head of Heartwood Investment Management, said: “We are delighted to welcome Siobhan, Alistair and Nikki to Heartwood. The strength of Heartwood’s proposition is down to the quality of our professional team and Siobhan, Alistair and Nikki will undoubtedly play a vital role in Heartwood’s growth as we continue to evolve our approach to multi asset investing.”